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Posted in thread: Major dusting from new concrete floor on 12-30-2014 at 09:46 PM
Thanks nealtw. It seems like the acrylic sealer route would be pretty easy to do. While I am
shooting for more of a permanent solution, and this sounds like more of a temporary thing which
needs to be...
Posted in thread: Major dusting from new concrete floor on 12-30-2014 at 02:11 PM
Hello. As I described in an earlier post ( I've been working on converting my crawlspace to a
basement. I am just about done. I just need to work on the staircase framing reinforcement a
bit and add ...
Posted in thread: New Amateur with a Project on 12-30-2014 at 01:42 PM
Almost done ...
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 10-04-2013 at 12:16 PM
Thanks BridgeMan. I did mix it a little too wet, but where I really went off the rails based on
what you are saying is that I trowelled way too early. It was like a slurry I was pushing
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-29-2013 at 11:57 AM
Thanks BridgeMan. I just laid my 3rd slab section but I think I've gone from bad to worse
(unrelated to my earlier problem). I think I know what I did wrong but I'm hoping to get some
expert advice he...
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-19-2013 at 10:40 PM
Here are some photos. They don't really show much detail. One slab section is done curing and
the new one is just about to get some plastic laid on top.55095510I have one question... On the
Posted in thread: Stump in my subgrade on 09-15-2013 at 08:11 PM
I just laid the first section of my basement slab. I'm now preparing the area for the next
section and discovered a small, half-rotted stump that is just at the level where I intend to
lay my concrete...
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-15-2013 at 07:39 PM
I'll need to wait another couple of days on that photo. I forgot to grab a shot between
troweling and keeping it wet for curing. I pulled the plastic back tonight but the moisture
just ruins the shot.
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-10-2013 at 04:18 PM
Thanks nealtw. That was a useful link. My test slab section will be tomorrow evening. My
fingers are crossed. :-)
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-08-2013 at 12:43 PM
I am ready to start placing my basement slab doing one small (8'x8') section at a time (thank
for the idea BridgeMan) . I am trying to educate myself on the finishing process before i start